The Conference Call

The Conference Call

A few weeks before the conference call, I’d finally received a response to an April Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to Florida. I’d asked for emails from Florida explaining why they’d withdrawn from Crosscheck, but what I got was…better.

Kris Kobach is Not a Good Attorney

Kris Kobach is Not a Good Attorney

Kansas attorneys from across the state, including Republicans, Independents and Democrats, have formed a group to support gubernatorial candidate Laura Kelly. “Kansas Attorneys for Kelly” focuses on an issue that, so far, has not received much attention in the campaign, which is, setting aside his policies and positions, Kris Kobach is not a good attorney. And if Kobach is bad at his chosen profession, why would voters want him to be chief executive of the state? 

Kansas, Don’t Miss This Opportunity!

Kansas, Don’t Miss This Opportunity!

Regardless of the outcome of the governor’s race, Kansans have the opportunity to restore competence and a non-partisan approach to election administration on November 6th by electing the incomparable Brian McClendon as our next Secretary of State.

A Reading List for Kansans Considering a Vote for Kobach

A Reading List for Kansans Considering a Vote for Kobach

Kansas Republicans, before you go to the polls on Tuesday, August 7th, I implore you:

Learn about Kris Kobach. 

He is not a good leader, doesn't demonstrate conservative fiscal management, is careless with data security and money, and isn't very good at the law. 

Playing With Fire

Playing With Fire

The KS Secretary of State's office runs Crosscheck, a simple database comparison of voter records from multiple states (28 in 2017) to check for duplicate registrations. Kansas has been running the program for over a decade at no cost to member states.

If the private voter data send by member states to Kansas were to be mishandled or hacked either in transit to or from Kansas or while in the database, Kansas would be legally liable.